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Your Passions Report (3/8)

Wow. Good really IS dumb. By Matt Springer March 09, 2002 I’ve been told that Fridays on most soaps are big days, but that they also end often in a cliffhanger. Well, lookit me. All hangin’ and cliffy and all that. But before we can hang off a cliff, there’s forty-four minutes of nothing much happening to watch. Eve, Ivy,…

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Dead Air: Jennifer Slept Here

She lived here. She loved here, laughed here, and wept here. She slept here, and she never really left here. Jennifer slept here. By Chris Stewart December 06, 2002 Continuing the theme of 80s TV shows and their truly bizarre premises, I present to you Jennifer Slept Here. Let me guess – you’ve never heard of it, right? I’ve yet to…

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We Like to Watch #1: Kaiju Big Battel

Japanese monsters meets wrestling. By Diana Estigarribia and Rachel De Nys April 30, 2003 Who doesn’t love a big, rubber-suited, dinosaur-like creature stomping the crap out of little model buildings and fighting other goofy-looking monsters while an enthusiastic crowd looks on in awe? Well, we do, of course! And so does the visionary design group, Studio Kaiju, which harnesses the…

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Buffy, “Touched”

This review is full of sex! By Sarah Kuhn May 07, 2003 I’ve been twisting myself in knots trying to figure out how to say one simple thing. So I think I’ll just say it: this episode is full of sex. Which is fine. Certainly a natural response to the possibility of impending apocalypse. That said, some of it is…

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Viewing Habits: Talkin’ Buffy, Part 1

The EG gang picks apart season six. Somehow, pudding is involved. By Sarah, Ivan, Chris, Matt and Dan September 23, 2002 Ah, Buffy, season six: the year of Slayerly antics that generated more controversy, debate and sex scenes next to a dumpster than all the other seasons combined. (OK, so there was only one sex scene next to a dumpster….

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Angel, “Life of the Party”

Lorne Hulks Out (originally posted – 11/5/03) By Anthony Karcz September 16, 2004 OK — those of you who think the Angel production team needs to find a new CGI whipping boy, raise their hands. Anyone? Am I the only who thought “subconscious” Lorne looked a wee bit like another purple-pantsed, green-skinned beastie? Just me? This week it’s character development…

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Buffy, “Chosen”

She saved the world a lot. By Sarah Kuhn May 22, 2003 (If you haven’t done so already, do check out my farewell to Buffy article.) I don’t know about you, but here’s the moment that did it for me. As we zero in on the Fantastic Four, the Scooby core that’s about to mount a perilous, audacious plan to save…

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Buffy, “Empty Places”

World to Buffy: Get over yourself. By Sarah Kuhn April 30, 2003 Hey, UPN? Old buddy, old pal? Could you please stop blaring that Michelle Branch “song” over your promos for the last few Buffys? I know she sang it in that one episode and there was a montage and everything, but hearing it over and over and over again makes me want…

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Buffy, “Normal Again”

Insane in the membrane. Insane in the brain! By Sarah Kuhn March 13, 2002 Hey, it’s the Twilight Zone episode. Or the Outer Limits episode. Or the every single incarnation of Star Trek obligatory mind-fuck episode. The episode that twists everything and goes, [booming, Klingon voice] “Is this reality? Well, is it???” However you slice it, it’s a premise that’s been dragged out time and again…

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